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The Complete Oscar Quest: 18th Academy Awards (1945)

1945

Best Picture

  • Anchors Aweigh
  • The Bells of St. Mary’s
  • The Lost Weekend
  • Mildred Pierce
  • Spellbound

Best Director

  • Clarence Brown, National Velvet
  • Alfred Hitchcock, Spellbound
  • Leo McCarey, The Bells of St. Mary’s
  • Jean Renoir, The Southerner
  • Billy Wilder, The Lost Weekend

Best Actor

  • Bing Crosby, The Bells of St. Mary’s
  • Gene Kelly, Anchors Aweigh
  • Ray Milland, The Lost Weekend
  • Gregory Peck, The Keys of the Kingdom
  • Cornel Wilde, A Song to Remeber

Best Actress

  • Ingrid Begman, The Bells of St. Mary’s
  • Joan Crawford, Mildred Pierce
  • Greer Garson, The Valley of Decision
  • Jennifer Jones, Love Letters
  • Gene Tierney, Leave Her to Heaven

Best Supporting Actor

  • Michael Chekhov, Spellbound
  • John Dall, The Corn Is Green
  • James Dunn, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
  • Robert Mitchum, The Story of G.I. Joe
  • J. Carrol Naish, A Medal for Benny

Best Supporting Actress

  • Eve Arden, Mildred Pierce
  • Ann Blyth, Mildred Pierce
  • Angela Lansbury, The Picture of Dorian Gray
  • Joan Lorring, The Corn Is Green
  • Anne Revere, National Velvet

Best Original Screenplay

  • Dillinger
  • Marie-Louise
  • Music for Millions
  • Salty O’Rourke
  • What Next, Corporal Hargrove?

Best Adapted Screenplay

  • The Lost Weekend
  • Mildred Pierce
  • Pride of the Marines
  • The Story of G.I. Joe
  • A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Best Story

  • The Affairs of Susan
  • The House on 92nd Street
  • A Medal for Benny
  • Objective, Burma!
  • A Song to Remember

Best Editing

  • The Bells of St. Mary’s
  • The Lost Weekend
  • National Velvet
  • Objective, Burma!
  • A Song to Remember

Best Cinematography, Black and White

  • The Keys of the Kingdom
  • The Lost Weekend
  • Mildred Pierce
  • The Picture of Dorian Gray
  • Spellbound

Best Cinematography, Color

  • Anchors Aweigh
  • Leave Her to Heaven
  • National Velvet
  • A Song to Remember
  • The Spanish Main

Best Dramatic or Comedy Score

  • The Bells of St. Mary’s
  • Brewster’s Millions
  • Captain Kidd
  • The Enchanted Cottage
  • Flame of Barbary Coast
  • G.I. Honeymoon
  • Guest in the House
  • Guest Wife
  • The Keys of the Kingdom
  • The Lost Weekend
  • Love Letters
  • The Man Who Walked Alone
  • Objective, Burma!
  • Paris Underground
  • A Song to Remember
  • The Southerner
  • Spellbound
  • The Story of G.I. Joe
  • The Woman in the Window
  • This Love of Ours
  • The Valley of Decision

Best Musical Score

  • Anchors Aweigh
  • Belle of the Yukon
  • Can’t Help Singing
  • Hitchhike to Happiness
  • Incendiary Blonde
  • Rhapsody in Blue
  • State Fair
  • Sunbonnet Sue
  • Tonight and Every Night
  • The Three Caballeros
  • Wonder Man
  • Why Girls Leave Home

Best Original Song

  • “Accentuate the Positive,” from Here Come the Waves
  • “Anywhere,” from Tonight and Every Night
  • “Aren’t You Glad You’re You,” from The Bells of St. Mary’s
  • “The Cat and the Canary,” from Why Girls Leave Home
  • “Endlessly,” from Earl Carroll Vanities
  • “I Fall in Love Too Easily,” from Anchors Aweigh
  • “I’ll Buy That Dream,” from Sing Your Way Home
  • “It Might as Well Be Spring,” from State Fair
  • “Linda,” from The Story of G.I. Joe
  • “Love Letters,” from Love Letters
  • “More and More,” from Can’t Help Singing
  • “Sleighride in July,” from Belle of the Yukon
  • “So in Love,” from Wonder Man
  • “Some Sunday Morning,” from San Antonio

Best Art Direction, Black and White

  • Blood on the Sun
  • Experiment Perilous
  • The Keys of the Kingdom
  • Love Letters
  • The Picture of Dorian Gray

Best Art Direction, Color

  • Frenchman’s Creek
  • Leave Her to Heaven
  • National Velvet
  • San Antonio
  • A Thousand and One Nights

Best Special Effects

  • Captain Eddie
  • Spellbound
  • They Were Expendable
  • A Thousand and One Nights
  • Wonder Man

Best Sound Recording

  • The Bells of St. Mary’s
  • Flame of Barbary
  • Lady on a Train
  • Leave Her to Heaven
  • Rhapsody in Blue
  • A Song to Remember
  • The Southerner
  • They Were Expendable
  • The Three Caballeros
  • Three Is a Family
  • The Unseen
  • Wonder Man

Best Documentary

  • The Last Bomb
  • The True Glory

Best Documentary Short

  • Hitler Lives?
  • Library of Congress
  • To the Shores of Iwo Jima

Best Live-Action Short, One-Reel

  • Along the Rainbow Trail
  • Screen Snapshots’ 25th Anniversary
  • Stairway to Light
  • Story of a Dog
  • White Rhapsody
  • Your National Gallery

Best Live-Action Short, Two-Reel

  • A Gun in His Hand
  • The Jury Goes Round ‘N’ Round
  • The Little Witch
  • Star in the Night

Best Animated Short

  • Donald’s Crime
  • Jasper and the Beanstalk
  • Life with Feathers
  • Mighty Mouse in Gypsy Life
  • The Poet and the Peasant
  • Quiet Please!
  • Rippling Romance

Total List of Films Nominated:

  1. The Affairs of Susan
  2. Anchors Aweight
  3. Belle of the Yukon
  4. The Bells of St. Mary’s
  5. Blood on the Sun
  6. Brewster’s Millions
  7. Can’t Help Singing
  8. Captain Eddie
  9. Captain Kidd
  10. The Corn Is Green
  11. Dillinger
  12. Earl Carroll Vanities
  13. The Enchanted Cottage
  14. Experiment Perilous
  15. Flame of Barbary Coast
  16. Frenchman’s Creek
  17. G.I. Honeymoon
  18. Guest in the House
  19. Guest Wife
  20. Here Come the Waves
  21. Hitchhike to Happiness
  22. The House on 92nd Street
  23. Incendiary Blonde
  24. The Keys of the Kingdom
  25. Lady on a Train
  26. Leave Her to Heaven
  27. The Lost Weekend
  28. Love Letters
  29. The Man Who Walked Alone
  30. Marie-Louise
  31. A Medal for Benny
  32. Mildred Pierce
  33. Music for Millions
  34. National Velvet
  35. Objective, Burma!
  36. Paris Underground
  37. The Picture of Dorian Gray
  38. Pride of the Marines
  39. Rhapsody in Blue
  40. Salty O’Rourke
  41. San Antonio
  42. Sing Your Way Home
  43. A Song to Remember
  44. The Southerner
  45. The Spanish Main
  46. Spellbound
  47. State Fair
  48. The Story of G.I. Joe
  49. Sunbonnet Sue
  50. They Were Expendable
  51. This Love of Ours
  52. A Thousand and One Nights
  53. The Three Caballeros
  54. Three Is a Family
  55. Tonight and Every Night
  56. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
  57. The Unseen
  58. The Valley of Decision
  59. What Next, Corporal Hargrove?
  60. Why Girls Leave Home
  61. The Woman in the Window
  62. Wonder Man

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